In a culture where leadership is viewed as a domain for the male gender, it is usually not easy for women in leadership. Such has been my experience in the various leadership capacities I have held at Biblica in Africa. In this article, I’ll share a few lessons on how the Word of God has helped me as I strive to be an effective leader in Africa.
When I was asked to write this article I literally chuckled at myself. I was asked to write an article about the challenges of being a Major League Baseball wife and mom and how the Bible has helped me through those. Seems pretty basic to my everyday life, right? The irony is, just four days prior, I made a pretty deep confession about my struggles in this EXACT department in our wives Bible study. We are studying a book by …
I was just 20 years young when I had moved back to Kansas City from Boston, Massachusetts. I was working at a psychiatric hospital following a year of college. Two weeks after returning home, I discovered a big surprise! I was pregnant. I wasn’t in a relationship at the time. I wish I could say I was like Mary and got impregnated by the Holy Spirit, but that was not the case. I believe I was seeking desperately to find …
My name is Brittany Ross. I am the founder of Mission 108, speaker, traveler, yogi, activist, and truth-teller. I am a wife, daughter, friend, mother to three miracles that never made it earthside. And I am patiently (and not-so-patiently, depending on the day) waiting on our rainbow.
I once read, “There is no one perfect way to be a good mother. Each situation is unique. Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children… What matters is that a mother loves her children deeply.”
May is my favourite month of the year – not least because it is my birthday month. In a few days I turn 36, and in those 36 years, I’ve had some amazing opportunities to serve God in unexpected ways – ways I have sometimes resisted.
One day I woke up to the truth of God’s Word that I can be confident in the God who created me – skills, talents, labels and all – and that he is the same God who will carry me through the days when the lies are louder than the truth.